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Subtract 28/70 from 15/10

1st number: 1 5/10, 2nd number: 28/70

15/10 - 28/70 is 11/10.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 70 is 70
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 7 = 70,
    15/10 = 15 × 7/10 × 7 = 105/70
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 1 = 70,
    28/70 = 28 × 1/70 × 1 = 28/70
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    105/70 - 28/70 = 105 - 28/70 = 77/70
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 11/10
  6. In mixed form: 11/10

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